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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Penwith
Town
Penzance
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50858
Current location

22
Mousehole Methodist Church
Chapel Street
Penzance
Penwith
Cornwall
TR19 6SD
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 46864 26176
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
MARBLE INSCRIPTION TABLET FLANKED BY TWO COLUMNS WITH FIGURES ON THEM. WHOLE IS SURMOUNTE DBY A CORNICE WITH LANCET SHAPED CENTRAL SECTION AND TRIANGULAR SHAPED END PIECES. INSCRIPTION IN RED AND BLACK LETTERING. FIGURE DEPICTING PEACE IS CARVED TO THE LEFT OF THE NAMES AND FIGURE DEPICTING MEMORIES IS CARVED TO THE RIGHT OF THE NAMES. TWO SHIELDS DEPICTED ON THE TRIANGULAR SECTIONS AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET. SHIELD ON THE LEFT HAS CROSSED RIFLES AND SHIELD ON THE RIGHT HAS CROSSED SWORDS WITHIN IT. LANCET HEADED CENTRE SECTION HAS A FOULED ANCHOR CARVED IN LOW RELIEF.
Inscription
In loving memory of/the fallen fear to us who in the/Great War 1914 - 1918/laid down their lives that truth/right and freedom might live/(names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blewett, Cecil
Blewett, John Thomas
Harry, Josian
Harvey, John Phillip
Johns, Richard Wallis
Kelynack, William Harry
Pentreath, Edwin
Quick, Richard
Simons, Phillip Wright
Sleeman, George
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 36IN, width C 54IN
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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